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Recent Publications

2012

  • Reflection in Work-Based Learning : Self-regulation or Self-liberation?. Teaching in Higher Education co-authored with Dr S. Siebert

2011

  • Reflection in a workplace qualification : Challenges and Benefits. Journal of Workplace Learning Volume 23(8) co-authored with Dr H. Kelly and P. Hegarty
  • 'An opportunity to widen participation through work-based learning? The impact of gender' in Gendered Choices : Learning, Work and Identities in Lifelong Learning S. Jackson et al (Eds) Springer Academic Press
  • Widening Participation from the Workplace: Designing small awards that are employer and employee responsive. in Learning from Experience in Employer Engagement F. Tallantyre and J. Kettle (Eds) Higher Education Academy, York
  • A Critical Review of Experiential Work-Based Learning in the Postgraduate Curriculum of Business, Managemernt, Accountancy and Finance and of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Higher Education Academy, York
  • A Critical Review of Experiential Work-Based Learning in the Undergraduate Curriculum of the Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance Subject Area Higher Education Academy, York

2010

  • 'Reconciling Graduateness and Work-based Learning' co-authored with Dr B. Kotzee in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Issue 4-1
  • 'Beyond a naturally occurring ethnography : the work-based researcher' in Journal of Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning Volume 1(1) (invited submission)
  • Using the assessment of prior experiential learning in the context of employer engagement. in Quality and Responding to Employer Needs F.Tallantyre, J.Kettle and J.Smith (Eds) Higher Education Academy, York

2009

  • Modes of Reflection: Is it possible to use both individual and collective reflection to reconcile the .three party knowledge interests. in workplace learning?. in European Journal of Education Volume 44(3) pp 385-398

2008

  • What is distinctive about work-based knowledge and learning?. (2008) in Workforce Development: Connections, Frameworks and Processes Yorke, M. (Ed) published by the Higher Education Academy, York

2007

  • Engendering debate: credit recognition of project-based workplace research. (2007) in Journal of Workplace Learning Volume 19(8) pp 497-510
  • 'Researching in the workplace: a chance to avoid researchers' 'Reality Shock'?' (2007) in Research in Post Compulsory Education Volume 12(3) pp 319-330

Conference papers

2012

  • An exploration of the Challenges and Benefits of Integrating Work-Based Learning into Academic Awards. Association of Business Schools Learning and Teaching Conference
  • Work-Based Learning Practice as .Tempered Radicalism.. Universities. Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference, Middlesex

2011

  • Reflection in Work-Based Learning. presented at Reflection in the Round Seminar at Oxford Brookes University (invitation only)
  • Recognizing Informal and Non-Formal Learning . A New Higher Education requiring New Pedagogic Skills?. Education, Learning Styles, Individual Differences Network (ELSIN) International Conference, Antwerp
  • What is in our toolbox? Assessment of Experiential Learning. at Learning Through Life : Recognition of Non-Formal and Informal Learning, EU Expert Seminar, Naantali, Finland (by invitation)

2010

  • 'Assessment of experiential learning and employer engagement' presented at Enhancing Human Capital through Innovative Workforce Development Conference, Derby (by invitation)
  • 'Beyond a naturally occurring ethnography : the work-based researcher' presented at international Vocational, Professional and Work-Based Learning Conference, Cyprus
  • 'Does work-based learning represent a democratisation of the higher education curriculum?' presented at UALL Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference, Teesside University
  • 'Not Teaching but What? The identification and assessment of experiential learning in higher education' presented at Recognition of Prior Learning : Sharing European Principles and Practices Conference, Brussels (hosted by Scottish Govt and QAA Scotland)
  • 'Graduateness, Transdisciplinarity and Work-Based Learning' presented at Birkbeck Institute for Lifelong Learning seminar

2009

  • 'Using reflection in workplace learning : Is it possible to use both individual and collective reflection to reconcile the 'three part knowledge interests' in workplace learning?. presented at OECD international conference What Works - Quality Teaching in Higher Education, Istanbul (by invitation)
  • Beyond a naturally occurring ethnography: the work-based research project. paper given at the 6th International Researching Work and Learning Conference, Denmark
  • Using experience-based learning in academic awards. 2009 paper given at the Higher Education Annual Conference, Manchester

2008

  • Valuing the experience in work-based learning : reflections on academic practice. (2008) paper presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference

2007

  • Modes of Reflection: Is it possible to use both individual and collective reflection to reconcile three party knowledge interests in workplace learning? (2007) UALL Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference London 5 & 6 July
  • 'Levels of Reflection : A Flexible Recognition of Workforce Professional Development' (2007) jointly with Richard Frost and Farida Dean (Leadership Academy, Metropolitan Police Service) Birkbeck Institute of Lifelong Learning conference Innovations in Lifelong Learning London 29 June

2006

  • Pragmatism or Principle? Academic Recognition of Work-Based Learning (2006) Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference Brighton 12-14 December
  • The importance of level in negotiating the interface between workplace learning and higher education (2006) International Symposium of the World Association for Cooperative Education London 16 & 17 November
  • 'What are the implications of a pedagogy based on constructivist approaches for the existing distinction between academic and workplace learning?' (2006) Developing European Work-Based Learning Approaches and Methods Conference Florence 29 November-1 December
  • 'Demonstrating Equivalence: Credit Recognition of Project-based Workplace Learning' Work-Based Projects: the Worker as Researcher, 24 and 25 April, 2006, UALL Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference.

2005

  • 'An Exploration of Biggs. Constructive Alignment in the Context of Work-Based Learning' Assessment and Evaluation in Work-Based Learning, 21 and 22 March, 2005, UALL Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference.

2003

  • 'Academic Recognition of Work-Based Learning: A Paradigm Revolution?' Work-Based Learning Opportunities for Lifelong Learners, 20-22 Nov, 2003, UACE Work-Based Learning Network Annual Conference.

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